Information regarding our 2023/24 admissions cycle

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MSc Mechanical Engineering Design

Year of entry: 2023

Course unit details:
Dissertation (Mechanical Engineering Design)

Course unit fact file
Unit code MECH64000
Credit rating 60
Unit level FHEQ level 7 – master's degree or fourth year of an integrated master's degree
Teaching period(s) Full year
Offered by
Available as a free choice unit? No


This course unit detail provides the framework for delivery in 20/21 and may be subject to change due to any additional Covid-19 impact.  Please see Blackboard / course unit related emails for any further updates.

Students carry out an individual project of about three month's duration in an area related to the preceding taught programme Units. The work is then written up in the form of a Dissertation.


The aim of this module is to carry out a substantial piece of research work in a specific technological area and report on this work in the form of a Dissertation.

Assessment methods

Method Weight
Dissertation 100%

Feedback methods

Via Blackboard.  Students are encouraged to liaise with their supervisor to obtain verbal feedback on the dissertation.

Study hours

Independent study hours
Independent study 600

Teaching staff

Staff member Role
Glen Cooper Unit coordinator

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